Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 25, 2019
Henry Morris [When They Saw the Star] goes on to postulate, as have others, that the original signs of the Zodiac painted a picture of the Gospel. The virgin (Virgo) would give birth to the Messiah (pictured by Leo the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 3, 2006
Spiritual Superstition More than 30% of Americans believe in astrology and over half believe in ghosts. However, many of the same folks say they believe in God, the resurrection of Christ and the virgin birth. A recent Harris Poll finds the trend is strong among the young, with 60% of those under
Contributed by Jim Kane on Sep 27, 2008
In one of my sources, I read this about the ‘wise men’ and some of it was news to me!
"Not much is known about these astrologers (traditionally called wise men). We don't know where they came from or how many there were. Tradition says they were men of high position from Parthia, near the site
Contributed by Mark Armstrong on Jan 7, 2010
There was an interesting article by David Marr in the Sydney Morning Herald on 19 December. He concludes that God is not dead in Australia. Rumours of his failing powers are exaggerated. The default setting of this country is faith without belonging to a religious organisation. A recent Nielson
Contributed by Brian Mavis on Aug 27, 2001
YOU BELIEVE WHAT?
Between 1976 and 1997, the number of Americans who believed in astrology grew from seventeen percent to thirty-seven percent. During the same period, the percentage of Americans who professed a belief in
reincarnation nearly tripled -- from nine percent to twenty-five percent.
Contributed by Timothy Peck on Feb 1, 2001
In 1849 a wagon train was traveling through Death Valley to follow the gold rush into California. As this particular wagon train trudged through Death Valley, the hottest place in California, they looked ahead and saw a sheet of water they all believed was Owen’s Lake. But it was just a mirage
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 27, 2006
Religious Beliefs: In ’03 A new Harris Poll reveals that, while the majority of Americans say they believe the basic concepts of the Bible, there’s also a growing acceptance of other religious beliefs—even among those who call themselves "Christian."
· 89% believe in miracles.
· 68% believe in
Contributed by Darrin Hunt on Dec 18, 2006
There’s an incredible market today in counseling. Many people even seek out astrologers and psychics for counsel and advice. Listen to this counsel: Jesus Christ is the wisest man alive. He is the Perfect Counselor Who has all the right answers all the time. What’s more, He gives free advice.
Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Apr 1, 2001
A fool is not necessarily stupid he just doesn’t recognize the obvious.
Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson went on a camping trip. After a good meal they lay down for the night, and went to sleep. Some hours later, Holmes awoke and nudged his faithful friend. “Watson, look up at the sky and tell me
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 10, 2006
Born-Again Doesn’t Mean What It Used To: According to University of California-Santa Barbara researcher and author Wade Clark Roof, 1/3 of American’s 77 million baby boomers identify themselves as born-again, but only 55% of those have any link to a conservative Protestant church. 50% say that
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 2, 2004
A SPIRITUAL MIRAGE?
In 1849 a wagon train was traveling through Death Valley to follow the gold rush into California. As this particular wagon train trudged through Death Valley, the hottest place in California, they looked ahead and saw a sheet of water they all believed was Owen’s Lake.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 8, 2002
The being we call God is unique. His name is I AM, it is not God. The astrologer worships his footstool -- The sun worshiper loves just, one small star. The animist, the works of His hands The Satanist prays to a created and lesser being. The materialist is consumed by a temporary condition
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson go on a camping trip, set up their tent, and fall asleep. Some hours later, Holmes wakes his faithful friend.
"Watson, look up at the sky and tell me what you see."
Watson replies, "I see millions of stars."
"What does that tell you?" asks Holmes
Sherlock Holmes and his friend Dr. John Watson went on a camping trip.
They set up their tent and fell asleep.
Some hours later, Holmes woke his faithful friend.
"Watson, look up at the sky and tell me what you see."
Watson replied, "I see millions of stars."
"What does that tell
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson went on a camping trip. After sharing a good meal and a bottle of Petrie wine, they retire to their tent for the night.
At about 3 AM, Holmes nudges Watson and asks, "Watson, look up into the sky and tell me what you see?"
Watson said, "I see millions of
Many unbelievers try to identify Jesus with the occult, or with other Religions. I remember one particular home in India where I saw pictures of the Hindu god’s lining the walls. There, mixed in with Krishna and Vishnu --- lined up between Ganesh, an elephant-headed god, and another god with
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on May 2, 2007
At a Billy Graham School of Evangelism, Dr. George Hunter, professor of evangelism at Asbury Theological Seminary, gave the following explanation of secularism and meaning for the church today.
Throughout the Middle Ages the church exercised control or heavy influence over all of Western
Two books about the life of John Lennon, one of the Beatles, have come out. One by Robert Rosen is titled Nowhere Man: The Final Days of John Lennon, and another is Lennon in America by Geoffrey Giuliano. Both talk about the famous singer’s conversion to Christ on Palm Sunday. He began watching